65 cases of COVID-19 at Calgary’s McKenzie Towne care centre

Melanie Morris’ 76-year-old mother, Audrey, is one of the dozens of McKenzie Towne Continuing Care Centre residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. Morris and her husband, Jeff Balzer, say they’re worried about the lack of staff at the Calgary…

Alberta suspends environmental reporting requirements over COVID crisis

Alberta has suspended environmental reporting requirements for industry. The move comes in a ministerial order signed on Tuesday by Environment Minister Jason Nixon. Related News It says the suspension is authorized by the state of public health emergency caused by…

Jason Nixon lays out plans for Alberta COVID-19 legislation

March 31 2020 12:28pm Alberta government house leader Jason Nixon announced Tuesday COVID-19 legislation to be debated in the legislature. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON(…

Imperial Oil cutting spending plans for 2020 by $1 billion amid COVID-19 pandemic

By The Canadian Press Posted March 31, 2020 11:57 am Updated March 31, 2020 12:04 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Imperial Oil Ltd. is reducing its spending for this year…

In letter to members, Alberta Medical Association says province going ahead with ‘irresponsible’ changes

The Alberta Medical Association says the government is going ahead with its proposed health-care restructuring, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Association president Dr. Christine Molnar says in a letter to members that she met with Health Minister Tyler Shandro Friday to…

Alberta MLAs to debate COVID-19 legislation

Posted March 31, 2020 7:00 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s government house leader is schedule to hold a media availability Tuesday morning to discuss legislation needed to respond to…

Alberta’s ‘energy war room’ sees budget cut by 90% amid coronavirus

The UCP’s Canadian Energy Centre has had its operating budget cut by 90 per cent in light of the COVID-19 public health crisis. According to a news release from the province, the majority of the budget was allotted for paid…

Alberta health officials to update province’s COVID-19 situation Monday afternoon

Posted March 30, 2020 1:38 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta health officials are scheduled to provide an update Monday afternoon on the COVID-19 situation in the province and ongoing…

Coronavirus: Alberta school boards review fees amid temporary COVID-19 school closures

Several Alberta school boards are reviewing fees paid by parents as schools remain under temporary closure as a preventative measure during the COVID-19 pandemic. All kindergarten to Grade 12 classes were cancelled on March 15 in response to the growing…